WSR 02-10-086

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed April 29, 2002, 2:50 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-06-081.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-85-075 Continuing education requirement.

Purpose: This editorial amendment clarifies that holders of a valid certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards may reinstate a continuing certificate on that basis, as well as maintain the continuing certificate.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Summary: See Purpose above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 725-6024.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.

Hearing Location: Senate Hearing Room 4, John A. Cherberg Building, 304 15th Avenue S.E. [S.W.], Olympia, WA 98504-0482, on June 20, 2002, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore by June 6, 2002, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 725-6027.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by June 6, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 21, 2002.

April 26, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-04-017, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02)

WAC 180-85-075   Continuing education requirement.   Continuing education requirements are as follows:

(1) Each holder of a continuing or a standard certificate affected by this chapter shall be required to complete during a five-year period one hundred fifty continuing education credit hours, as defined in WAC 180-85-030, prior to his or her first lapse date and during each five-year period between subsequent lapse dates as calculated in WAC 180-85-100.

(2) Provided, That each holder of a continuing or a standard certificate affected by this chapter may present a copy of a valid certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in lieu of the completion of the continuing education credit hours required by ((subsection (1) of)) this ((section)) chapter.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 02-04-017, 180-85-075, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02; 01-09-004, 180-85-075, filed 4/5/01, effective 5/6/01; 99-14-010, 180-85-075, filed 6/24/99, effective 7/25/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-85-075, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 89-01-043 (Order 28-88), 180-85-075, filed 12/14/88; 86-13-018 (Order 8-86), 180-85-075, filed 6/10/86.]

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